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[Kentucky] U.S. smoking rate drops to fifteen percent

Carr pointed out that adult smoking rates could decline in Kentucky in the future if youth rates remain low. In 2014, a survey found that 17.9 percent of Kentucky high school students smoked cigarettes, which was down from 24.1 percent in 2011. "If the
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Sep 4, 2015 10:18
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[Kansas] Regulating e-cigs

Nine teenage members of Reno County Communities That Care brought an interesting request to the Hutchinson City Council on Tuesday. They asked that the council put restrictions on the use of electronic cigarettes in the city. Current state law forbids s
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Sep 4, 2015 09:26
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a changing Legacy A MESSAGE FROM LEGACY:

In September we will officially become Truth Initiative, and you will know us for Inspiring Tobacco-Free Lives. Our organization will always be the legacy of the states and territories that waged a bold and historic battle with Big Tobacco. It is our na
American Legacy Foundation
added Sep 3, 2015 20:42
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Miley Cyrus-Hosted VMAs Criticized for Glorifying Marijuana

An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV's parent company about the program's multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young viewers. Show host Miley Cyrus was
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2015 20:30
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High school athletes using smokeless tobacco more than non-athletes

Data from national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys (YRBS) show that while current use of combustible tobacco products (cigarettes and cigars) dropped dramatically from 2001 to 2013 among all high school students (31.5 percent to 19.5 percent), current use of
PR Newswire
added Sep 3, 2015 20:24
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Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among High School Athletes — United States, 2001–2013

The differences in tobacco use among population subgroups (overall and among athletes), including the higher prevalence of both combustible tobacco and smokeless tobacco use among male students, non-Hispanic white students, and students in 11th and 12th
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 3, 2015 20:23
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More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds

High school athletes may be getting the message that cigarettes are bad for their health, but the same can't be said for smokeless tobacco, a new government report shows. In fact, these young athletes were almost 80 percent more likely to use smokeless t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 3, 2015 19:20
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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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US health watchdog to take legal action against e-cigarette makers

Center for Environmental Health says tests concluded majority of popular brands contained cancer-causing chemicals formaldehyde and acetaldehyde / Critics say e-cigarettes may be a stalking horse for Big Tobacco, in order to rehabilitate the act of smoki
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 10:41
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[California] A Smoking Gun: Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Twenty-one of the 24 companies whose products were tested had at least one product that produced high levels of one or both of these chemicals, in violation of California’s consumer protection law, Proposition 65. CEH is taking legal action against th
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 21:19
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